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Show your business some love this year
Show your business some love this yearArticle

Let's remember that a successful relationship is built on commitment and that challenges are inevitable - and the same is true for entrepreneurs when they enter a relationship with their businesses...

Jason Mellow 19 Feb 2021

Marketing dos and don'ts for the business owner
Marketing dos and don'ts for the business ownerArticle

Successful marketing is just as much about following the right processes as it is about creative (and effective) outputs. You can't expect magic to happen without applying some method...

15 Feb 2021

8 savvy ways to cut costs in a small business
8 savvy ways to cut costs in a small businessArticle

At a time when many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat, cutting costs can boost their chances of keeping their doors open. Here are ways to cut costs, and increase the chance of success...

25 Jan 2021

13 survival tips for SMEs
13 survival tips for SMEsArticle

Rael Levitt shares 13 tips for helping keep those company doors open...

24 Nov 2020

Esna Colyn, Imbalie Beauty CEO
Imbalie Beauty embraces change, drives empowerment with new divisionArticle

The Customer Solutions Division brings salon-quality products to customers in the comfort of their own home, and provides therapists with ongoing education and training...

13 Nov 2020

Survival tips for motor traders in a post-lockdown world
Survival tips for motor traders in a post-lockdown worldArticle

The lockdown has been particularly unkind to the small business and entrepreneurial sectors of our economy...

Jason Mellow 7 Oct 2020

How to enhance resilience
How to enhance resilienceArticle

2020 has seen more people speaking of "resilience" than ever before...

21 Sep 2020

Make your business stand out during lockdown
Make your business stand out during lockdownArticle

There are still several weeks to go until we could possibly move to level 2. Until then, businesses need to stand out in order to survive. But how?

Vince De Castro 25 Jun 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Make time to think
#LockdownAdvice: Make time to thinkArticle

In her authoritative book, Time to Think, author Nancy Kline talks about the importance of creating time to think...

Allon Raiz 29 May 2020

Tips to navigate these uncertain times
Tips to navigate these uncertain timesArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to expand from a health crisis to an economic one, startups and other small businesses have already felt the pinch...

Manickavel Muthusamy 25 May 2020

4 ways to prepare your business for the new normal
4 ways to prepare your business for the new normalArticle

How many times have you heard "I can't wait for things to get back to normal" in the past few weeks?

Mohamed Majapa 25 May 2020

Restart your business engine
Restart your business engineArticle

Right now, most owners of small and medium-sized businesses have been out of business for several weeks...

Stephan du Plessis 20 Apr 2020

The future of business beyond the lockdown
The future of business beyond the lockdownArticle

As the global toll on human life grows, so too does the toll on livelihoods and businesses everywhere...

Adam Craker 20 Apr 2020

How to boost your business while working from home
How to boost your business while working from homeArticle

Times may seem bleak for small business owners, but this will be a real test of how malleable you are to change, and the most agile will survive...

15 Apr 2020

10 basic principles for business success
10 basic principles for business successArticle

Building a business is only half of the equation. Making your business successful is just as important...

21 Feb 2020

5 tips for business success
5 tips for business successArticle

Serial entrepreneur, Ian Fuhr shares five tips for business success...

7 Feb 2020

Justin Cohen, author of Pitch to Win.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Securing sales by pitching to win with Justin CohenArticle

Business strategist Justin Cohen has coached global entrepreneurs, small businesses and major corporates on how to win some of the toughest multimillion-dollar pitches. To kick off our #EntrepreneurMonth coverage, he shares that business pitching in SA is no different than it is anywhere else...

Leigh Andrews 31 Oct 2019

Kick start your business into 2019 with these tips
Kick start your business into 2019 with these tipsArticle

SMEs are the lifeblood of the South African economy, accounting for approximately 29% of employment in the country and forming a critical pillar of the government's 2030 National Development Plan...

Christiaan Steyn 22 Jan 2019

Women-led tech startups on the rise in Africa
Women-led tech startups on the rise in AfricaArticle

On the surface, sub-Saharan Africa boasts the world's highest rate of women entrepreneurs at 27%...

3 Sep 2018

12 steps to expanding your business globally
12 steps to expanding your business globallyArticle

Mike Higley, vice president of operations at FedEx Express sub-Saharan Africa, provides some tips for expanding your business globally...

3 Aug 2018

How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital
How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capitalArticle

The smartphone has perhaps become one of the greatest gifts to an entrepreneur looking to launch a business on little to no seed capital...

Jesse Weinberg 29 Mar 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Eight business tips for millennial entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: Eight business tips for millennial entrepreneurs in the hospitality industryArticle

With an increase in boutique coffee shops, edgy cafes and creative eateries, the hospitality industry is becoming increasingly competitive for the millennial generation...

13 Sep 2017

12 tips to create solid support for franchise networks
12 tips to create solid support for franchise networksArticle

By incorporating an efficient franchisee support structure in your network, you will ensure that franchisees are more motivated...

Sasha-Lee de Bod 4 Apr 2017

#SustainabilityMonth: Do good business, do business online
#SustainabilityMonth: Do good business, do business onlineArticle

The #SustainableBiz16 summit just wrapped up in the US last week. I followed the tweets and noted that most of the learnings, while stemming from global corporations, definitely have local relevance...

Leigh Andrews 7 Oct 2016

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Business-to-business tips for using social mediaArticle

Social media isn't the same for everyone. While Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest may work for some companies, they may not prove successful for all audiences...

Boris Dzhingarov 30 Sep 2015

Entrepreneurs share business tips
Entrepreneurs share business tipsArticle

Education is an ongoing process and according to Christo Botes, spokesperson for the Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition, this is especially true for entrepreneurs, who are faced with new challenges on a daily basis. He says that seeking guidance from fellow entrepreneurs is vital for both the business's and entrepreneur's growth.

19 Mar 2014

McCain's new website for foodservice industry
McCain's new website for foodservice industryArticle

The foodservice sector can now access rich, informative content and resources, latest industry-related news, views, trends and useful business tools from the McCain Foods (SA) Foodservice Division's new website.

29 Oct 2013

How to pull off a shoestring launch - and make it count
How to pull off a shoestring launch - and make it countArticle

Does the thought of a launch send you spiralling into a frenzy, complete with sweaty palms? Do you liken a launch to mind-numbing bills and a precarious bank balance? (video)

Catherine Milward-Bridges 27 Oct 2013

Triggerfish plans to take on Disney
Triggerfish plans to take on DisneyArticle

All part of a 20-year plan, Triggerfish Animation aims to eventually displace Disney, announced the company's CEO Stuart Forrest at yesterday's Net Prophet conference in Cape Town. Laying the animation studio's cards on the table, his talk followed on the inspirational thread that ran through all the talks at the annual event.

Sindy Peters 24 May 2013

Next threat - mobile spam
Next threat - mobile spamArticle

As mobile communication has grown in popularity, mobile spam, or m-spam, is similarly increasing. M-spam is currently nowhere close to the problem of email spam but as mobile devices become the primary way that people communicate and access the internet, it is logical to assume that m-spam will increase.

6 Dec 2011

Freelance media group SAFREA 10 years old
Freelance media group SAFREA 10 years oldArticle

2009 marks the 10th anniversary of SAFREA - the media professionals' forum for freelance media specialists in southern Africa. The world of media is going freelance and the association is currently testing a sophisticated new website, it announced on Friday, 19 June 2009.

22 Jun 2009

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